Scottish Terrier Dog Lomonosov Figurine
Give your home a cheer with this beautiful naturally looking man’s best friend Lomonosov Porcelain Scottish Terrier. Made from white soft porcelain, this unusual figurine was made at the imperial Russian porcelain factory in St. Petersburg. It will also be a perfect gift for animal lovers. It's also a perfect addition to any porcelain collection.
The Scottish Terrier (also known as the Aberdeen Terrier), popularly called the Scottie, is a breed of dog. Initially one of the highland breeds of terrier that were grouped under the name of Skye Terrier, it is one of five breeds of terrier that originated in Scotland, the other four being the modern Skye, Cairn, Dandie Dinmont, and West Highland White Terrier. They are an independent and rugged breed with a wiry outer coat and a soft dense undercoat. The First Earl of Dumbarton nicknamed the breed "the diehard". The modern breed is said to be able to trace its lineage back to a single female, named Splinter II. They are a small breed of terrier with a distinctive shape and have had many roles in popular culture. They have been owned by a variety of celebrities, including the 32nd President of the United States, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, whose Scottie "Fala" is included with FDR in a statue in Washington, D.C., as well as the 43rd President George W. Bush. They are also well known for being a playing piece in the board game Monopoly. Described as a territorial, feisty dog, they can make a good watchdog and tend to be very loyal to their family. Healthwise, Scottish Terriers can be more prone to bleeding disorders, joint disorders, autoimmune diseases, allergies, and cancer than some other breeds of dog and there is a condition named after the breed called Scotty cramp. They are also one of the more successful dog breeds at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show with a recent best in show in 2010.
- The item is HAND PAINTED.
- The original Lomonosov factory logo is on the bottom of each piece.
- Made in Russia by the Imperial Lomonosov Porcelain Factory.
- Figurine measures: L 4,72, W 2,36", H 4,13". Material: Soft paste porcelain.
- Shape designer P.Veselov.
Shipping Weight: 1000 gr. (35.27 oz) (2.2 lbs)
Approximate Shipping: $15.95 (Standard delivery Worldwide)
List price: $27.00
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